Torres Strait Regional Authority Election Amendment Rule 2012 (No. 1)

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Torres Strait Regional Authority Election Amendment Rule 2012 (No. 1)1
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005
I, Jenny Macklin, Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, make the following rule under section 143G of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005.
Dated 4 June 2012
Jenny Macklin
Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
1              Name of rule
                This rule is the Torres Strait Regional Authority Election Amendment Rule 2012 (No. 1).
2              Commencement
                This rule commences on the day after it is registered.
3              Amendment of Torres Strait Regional Authority Election Rules 1996
                Schedule 1 amends the Torres Strait Regional Authority Election Rules 1996.
Schedule 1        Amendments
(section 3)
  
[1]           Subrule 2 (1), definition of Authority
omit
[2]           Subrule 2 (1)
insert
collection district, of a particular number, means the area with that number shown on a map published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on 24 August 2005.
[3]           Subrule 2 (1), definition of ward
omit
[4]           Rule 2A
substitute
2A           TSRA wards
                For paragraph 142TA (1) (a) of the Act, the following TSRA wards are specified:
                (a)    the Badu Island ward;
               (b)    the Bamaga ward;
                (c)    the Boigu Island ward;
               (d)    the Dauan Island ward;
                (e)    the Erub Island ward;
                (f)    the Hammond Island ward;
               (g)    the Iama Island ward;
               (h)    the Kubin ward;
                (i)    the Mabuiag Island ward;
                (j)    the Masig Island ward;
               (k)    the Mer Island ward;
                (l)    the Ngurapai and Muralag ward;
              (m)    the Port Kennedy ward;
               (n)    the Poruma Island ward;
               (o)    the Saibai Island ward;
               (p)    the Seisia ward;
               (q)    the St Pauls ward;
                (r)    the TRAWQ ward;
                (s)    the Ugar Island ward;
                (t)    the Warraber Island ward.
2B           TSRA ward boundaries
                For paragraph 142TA (1) (b) of the Act, this rule sets the boundaries for the TSRA wards mentioned in rule 2A.
Item
Ward
Boundary

1
Badu Island
Boundary of collection district 3010201

2
Bamaga
Boundary of collection district 3012805

3
Boigu Island
Boundary of collection district 3010101

4
Dauan Island
Boundary of collection district 3010102

5
Erub Island
Boundary of collection district 3010110

6
Hammond Island
Boundary of collection district 3010211

7
Iama Island
Boundary of collection district 3010108

8
Kubin
Boundary of collection district 3010208

9
Mabuiag Island
Boundary of collection district 3010109

10
Masig Island
Boundary of collection district 3010106

11
Mer Island
Boundary of collection district 3010107

12
Ngurapai and Muralag
Boundary of collection districts 3010210 and 3010206, excluding Goodes Island and Friday Island

13
Port Kennedy
Boundary of collection districts 3010302 and 3010303

14
Poruma Island
Boundary of collection district 3010209

15
Saibai Island
Boundary of collection district 3010103

16
Seisia
Boundary of collection district 3012801

17
St Pauls
Boundary of collection district 3010207

18
TRAWQ
Boundary of collection district 3010301

19
Ugar Island
Boundary of collection district 3010111

20
Warraber Island
Boundary of collection district 3010203

2C           Designated number for TSRA wards
                For paragraph 142TA (1) (c) of the Act, the designated number for each TSRA ward mentioned in rule 2A is 1.
[5]           Further amendments—TSRA
                The following provisions are amended by omitting ‘Authority’ and inserting ‘TSRA’:
                   ·     subrule 2 (1), definition of Chairperson
                   ·     subrule 2 (1), definition of election
                   ·     subrule 4 (1)
                   ·     subparagraph 4 (2) (d) (ii)
                   ·     rules 6 and 8
                   ·     subparagraphs 31 (1) (e) (ii) and 44 (3) (e) (ii)
                   ·     paragraph 118 (1) (j).
 
Note
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